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How to Get to Skagway

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Traveling to Skagway
Do you want to know the best way to get to Skagway from the lower 48? You’re in luck! It’s one of only three Southeast Alaska cities accessible by road, so if you’re up for a long drive, you can get to Skagway via your car. If that’s not your...  Read More

All About Fairbanks: How to Make the Most Out of Your Visit

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Activities in Fairbanks
From polar bears to its gold rush past, there is so much to see and learn in Fairbanks! Here’s a list of can’t-miss activities in “The Golden Heart of Alaska.” Northern lights Did you know that Fairbanks is one of the best places in the world to see the northern...  Read More

Everything You Need to Know About the Weather in Ketchikan

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Weather Systems in Ketchikan
What kind of weather can you expect during your trip to Ketchikan? It might not be what you’re imagining. This city, nestled in the Southeast region of Alaska, is affected by a very unique climate. Here’s a little bit about the different conditions you might encounter when visiting this green...  Read More

Why You Should Consider a Cooking Job in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Becoming a Cook in Alaska
Being a cook in Alaska is a great way to build your culinary resume. We offer seasonal jobs at our Westmark and Princess Wilderness Lodges locations, as well as for our rail services area. Learn about some of the opportunities we provide and why you should consider putting your culinary...  Read More

How to Select a Workamping Job in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Finding a Workamping Job in Alaska
Are you considering a Workamping job in Alaska? It’s an amazing way to spend a season in the Last Frontier while earning some money for your next adventure. If you have an RV and want to spend a summer living and working in Alaska, Holland America Princess offers full RV...  Read More

How to Get a Job in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Finding a Job in Alaska
Are you thinking about getting a seasonal job with us in Alaska? Each year, we hire new seasonal employees, and we’d love to have you join us. Here’s a little bit about our hiring process and how to navigate our website to make finding a job in Alaska easier. Know...  Read More

All About the Upper Kenai: History of a Beautiful Land

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Gold Nugget Mining in Kenai Alaska
The Upper Kenai is rich in beauty, and in history. Read about the land you plan on visiting before you even get there. From the gold rush to native heritage, there is a lot you can learn, and your newfound knowledge will come in handy if you land a guest...  Read More

6 Must-Try Local Alaska Dishes

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Best Local Alaska Cuisine
Alaska is home to many wonderful local cuisines. Drawing from the land and cultural history, they reflect their natural surroundings in a way few North American culinary cultures do. While you’re working in Alaska, make sure to try at least one of them, to get a taste for what the...  Read More

How to Enjoy Your Time at the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Fun Things To Do at the Mt. McKinley Lodge
The Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge in Denali National Park and Preserve, is a special place. Whether you’re just visiting or working at the lodge, you can experience the flora and fauna, wildlife, hiking trails and more when you follow these tips. Pack your plant and animal identification book Even...  Read More

The History and Evolution of Work Camping

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
The History and Evolution of Work Camping
If you’ve ever dreamed about a nomadic life, seeing the world and trying new experiences—and are happy to live in an RV or tent—work camping might be for you. Work camping in the United States has a long history and has evolved over the years. Here’s a rundown of what...  Read More